Trends and Characteristics of Buprenorphine-Involved Overdose Deaths Prior to and During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Details a study evaluating the rates of buprenorphine-involved overdose deaths before the COVID-19 pandemic and during the pandemic when prescribing regulations were loosened. Compares overdose mortality rates involving buprenorphine in 2019 and 2021 and breaks down data by a number of demographic factors, including rural versus urban location.
Author(s): Lauren J. Tanz, Christopher M. Jones, Nicole L. Davis, et al. Citation: JAMA Network Open, 6(1), e2251856 Date: 01/2023 Type: Document view details
2020 Rural Opioid Overdose Mortality
Highlights the rate of rural opioid overdose mortality in 2020 for several northern New England states and compares it to the national rate. Breaks down rates based on substances used as well.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Vermont Center on Rural Addiction view details
The University of Arizona Center for Rural Health Annual Report FY 2022-2023
Highlights the Center for Rural Health's accomplishments, and describes challenges and opportunities for improving the health of rural Arizonans in the upcoming year. Discusses the State Office of Rural Health, Arizona Rural Hospital Flexibility program (AzFLEX), the Arizona Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (AzSHIP), and other programs.
Date: 2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Arizona Center for Rural Health view details
Opioid Overdose Surveillance Preliminary District Report: Georgia, 2021
Describes district level fatal and nonfatal opioid-involved
overdoses that occurred in Georgia from 2019-2021, including prescription opioids and illicit opioids including heroin, fentanyl, and fentanyl analogs. Features statistics on demographics, overdose deaths, and emergency department visits, with breakdowns by district, drug type, and year.
Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Georgia Department of Public Health view details
2018-2021 Rural Opioid Technical Assistance (ROTA) Grant Overview
Highlights Rural Opioid Technical Assistance grantee projects between 2018 and 2021. Projects address topics such as mental health, opioid use prevention, stigma, youth, social determinants of health, culturally competent programming, trauma informed care training, partnership building, and more.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration view details